'gem install' throws FloatDomainError when behind proxy (JRuby 1.6.0RC1 w/ RubyGems 1.4.2)

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15 Jan, 2011 02:46 AM

I've been looking all over for a solution for this, but all I've found are other people having the same problem:

All I can say for sure is that I have the problem with JRuby 1.6.0 RC1, with RubyGems 1.4.2. The StackOverflow question says he is having problems on Ubuntu with Ruby 1.8.7 (RVM I think). When I'm outside of my work's proxy server, I can download just fine.

An interesting stack trace makes me wonder whether it's the feature for showing the % completed on a download that is failing because the proxy is blocking or doing something funny with the request:

PS C:\mydocs> jruby -S gem update --debug
Exception 'LoadError' at org/jruby/RubyKernel.java:1041 - no such file to load -- openssl
Exception 'Gem::LoadError' at C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems.rb:812 - Could not find RubyGem jruby-openssl (>= 0)

Exception 'LoadError' at org/jruby/RubyKernel.java:1041 - no such file to load -- openssl
JRuby limited openssl loaded. http://jruby.org/openssl
gem install jruby-openssl for full support.
Exception 'Gem::LoadError' at C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems.rb:812 - Could not find RubyGem jruby-openssl (>= 0)

Exception 'LoadError' at C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/site_ruby/shared/jruby/openssl/autoloads/x509.rb:8 - OpenSSL::X509 requires the jruby-openssl gem
Exception 'Gem::LoadError' at C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems.rb:812 - Could not find RubyGem test-unit (>= 0)

'Updating installed gems Updating arel
Fetching: arel-2.0.7.gemException 'FloatDomainError' at org/jruby/RubyFloat.java:797 - Infinity
ERROR: While executing gem ... (FloatDomainError)

    org/jruby/RubyFloat.java:797:in 'ceil'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/user_interaction.rb:461:in 'update'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/remote_fetcher.rb:365:in 'request'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/1.8/net/protocol.rb:383:in 'call_block'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/1.8/net/protocol.rb:374:in '<<'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/1.8/net/protocol.rb:84:in 'read'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/1.8/net/http.rb:2238:in 'read_chunked'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/1.8/net/http.rb:2213:in 'read_body_0'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/1.8/net/http.rb:2179:in 'read_body'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/remote_fetcher.rb:362:in 'request'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/1.8/net/http.rb:1054:in 'request'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/1.8/net/http.rb:2142:in 'reading_body'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/1.8/net/http.rb:1053:in 'request'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/remote_fetcher.rb:356:in 'request'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/remote_fetcher.rb:298:in 'open_uri_or_path'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/remote_fetcher.rb:307:in 'open_uri_or_path'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/remote_fetcher.rb:181:in 'fetch_path'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/remote_fetcher.rb:119:in 'download'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/dependency_installer.rb:264:in 'install'
    org/jruby/RubyArray.java:1671:in 'each'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/dependency_installer.rb:254:in 'install'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/commands/update_command.rb:87:in 'execute'
    org/jruby/RubyArray.java:1671:in 'each'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/commands/update_command.rb:81:in 'execute'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/command.rb:278:in 'invoke'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/command_manager.rb:134:in 'process_args'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/command_manager.rb:104:in 'run'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/gem_runner.rb:63:in 'run'
    C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/bin/gem:21:in '__file__'

Exception 'Gem::SystemExitException' at C:/jruby-1.6.0.RC1/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/user_interaction.rb:310 - Exiting RubyGems with exit_code 1`

  1. Support Staff 2 Posted by Nick Quaranto on 18 Jan, 2011 03:56 AM

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    Not sure what's up here, bringing in Eric and Charlie on the scene. Any ideas?

  2. 3 Posted by Charles Oliver Nutter on 18 Jan, 2011 06:47 AM

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    Anyone been able to reproduce this? I don't have a proxy handy right now. If it's happening in MRI I wouldn't expect it to be a JRuby issue, but I'm willing to help investigate.

  3. 4 Posted by Nick on 18 Jan, 2011 01:44 PM

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    Here's some additional details. gem update on Ruby 1.9.2 (RubyGems 1.3.7) for Windows works.


    Ruby 1.8.7 with Rubygems 1.4.2:

    PS C:\Ruby187\bin> .\gem.bat env
    RubyGems Environment:
      - RUBYGEMS VERSION: 1.4.1
      - RUBY VERSION: 1.8.7 (2010-08-16 patchlevel 302) [i386-mingw32]
      - INSTALLATION DIRECTORY: C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/gems/1.8
      - RUBY EXECUTABLE: C:/Ruby187/bin/ruby.exe
      - EXECUTABLE DIRECTORY: C:/Ruby187/bin
        - ruby
        - x86-mingw32
      - GEM PATHS:
         - C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/gems/1.8
         - C:/mydocs/.gem/ruby/1.8
         - :update_sources => true
         - :verbose => true
         - :benchmark => false
         - :backtrace => false
         - :bulk_threshold => 1000
         - "install" => "--env-shebang"
         - :sources => ["http://gems.rubyforge.org/"]
         - "update" => "--env-shebang"
         - http://gems.rubyforge.org/
    PS C:\Ruby187\bin> .\gem.bat install rails --debug
    Exception `NameError' at C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/command_manager.rb:164 - uninitialized constant Gem::Commands::InstallCommand
    Exception `Gem::LoadError' at C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems.rb:812 - Could not find RubyGem test-unit (>= 0)
    Exception `Errno::EEXIST' at C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/1.8/fileutils.rb:243 - File exists - C:/mydocs/.gem/specs/gems.rubyforge.org%80
    Exception `Errno::EEXIST' at C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/1.8/fileutils.rb:243 - File exists - C:/mydocs/.gem/specs/gems.rubyforge.org%80
    Fetching: activesupport-3.0.3.gemException `FloatDomainError' at C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/user_interaction.rb:461 - Infinity
      Exception `FloatDomainError' at C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/1.8/net/http.rb:1060 - Infinity
    ERROR:  While executing gem ... (FloatDomainError)
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/user_interaction.rb:461:in `ceil'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/user_interaction.rb:461:in `update'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/remote_fetcher.rb:360:in `request'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/1.8/net/protocol.rb:383:in `call_block'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/1.8/net/protocol.rb:374:in `<<'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/1.8/net/protocol.rb:84:in `read'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/1.8/net/http.rb:2240:in `read_chunked'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/1.8/net/http.rb:2215:in `read_body_0'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/1.8/net/http.rb:2181:in `read_body'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/remote_fetcher.rb:357:in `request'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/1.8/net/http.rb:1054:in `request'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/1.8/net/http.rb:2144:in `reading_body'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/1.8/net/http.rb:1053:in `request'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/remote_fetcher.rb:351:in `request'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/remote_fetcher.rb:293:in `open_uri_or_path'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/remote_fetcher.rb:302:in `open_uri_or_path'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/remote_fetcher.rb:176:in `fetch_path'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/remote_fetcher.rb:114:in `download'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/dependency_installer.rb:264:in `install'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/dependency_installer.rb:254:in `each'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/dependency_installer.rb:254:in `install'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/commands/install_command.rb:120:in `execute'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/commands/install_command.rb:115:in `each'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/commands/install_command.rb:115:in `execute'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/command.rb:278:in `invoke'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/command_manager.rb:134:in `process_args'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/command_manager.rb:104:in `run'
          C:/Ruby187/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/gem_runner.rb:63:in `run'
      PS C:\Ruby187\bin>

    This is the same proxy, but with different platforms. The only thing I see different (and maybe I'm reading into it) is that my Rubygems version for the ones that aren't working are 1.4.x

  4. 5 Posted by roland.schmitt on 20 Jan, 2011 08:23 AM

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    same here:

    c:\Documents and Settings\schmrol\Desktop>jruby -v
    jruby 1.6.0.RC1 (ruby 1.8.7 patchlevel 330) (2011-01-10 769f847) (Java HotSpot(T
    M) Client VM 1.6.0_23) [Windows XP-x86-java]

    c:\Documents and Settings\schmrol\Desktop>jgem install rails
    JRuby limited openssl loaded. http://jruby.org/openssl
    gem install jruby-openssl for full support.
    Fetching: activesupport-3.0.3.gemERROR: While executing gem ... (FloatDomainErr


    Works with MRI ruby (1.9.2p136, gem version 1.3.7)

    Kind regards,

  5. 6 Posted by Robert Elbourn on 20 Jan, 2011 02:53 PM

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    yup getting the same error as you guys same versions of ruby and gem too

  6. 7 Posted by Robert Elbourn on 20 Jan, 2011 03:08 PM

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    Installing 1.5.6 and its already got past that error, obviously as a release candidate (RC) it seems to have a few teething issues...

  7. Support Staff 8 Posted by Eric Hodel on 20 Jan, 2011 06:38 PM

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    Likely due to a missing content-length header. This should be fixed in rubygems trunk, please verify.

  8. 9 Posted by Nick on 21 Jan, 2011 09:45 PM

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    I installed the latest trunk version and verified that this works with

    • Cygwin Ruby 1.8.7
    • Ruby 1.8.7 (WinXP)
    • Ruby 1.9.2 (WinXP)
    • JRuby 1.6.0 RC1 (WinXP)

    So it appears to work for me across the board (on WinXP).

    Thank you!

  9. Support Staff 10 Posted by Nick Quaranto on 29 Jan, 2011 07:32 PM

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    Woo! Closing this out then.

  10. Nick Quaranto closed this discussion on 29 Jan, 2011 07:32 PM.

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